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Re: Running GCC as root
On Mon, 14 Feb 2005, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> > Only in GCC. For gas you need the -Z option, which is not exactly the
> > same and is going to break Makefiles if used (and you get funny
> > dependencies if you hit an internal error). For ld apparently there is no
> > option to keep output at all.
> "Keep output on errors" is not at all the same as "don't unlink the
> output if it's not a regular file", which is the way to avoid
> destroying /dev/null.
Which is why I wrote "which is not exactly the same..." But it works as
is for tests we perform to check whether gas accepts certain options when
doing Linux builds. 8-)